Re: An unexpected sight...

From: Pierpaolo BERNARDI (
Date: Mon Jan 15 2001 - 12:01:51 EST

On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, John Jenkins wrote:

> I thought fellow Unicodettes might get a kick out of this. It is a known
> fact, of course, that the exact typographic positioning of accent and
> base form can vary between different European languages. Well, I
> happened to be listening to a CD in my collection t'other day of music
> by an obscure 17th century English composer who bears my name. (His
> music is utterly forgettable, BTW.) The CD is recorded by the Kölner
> Violen-Consort, with the words in all caps on the album cover and the
> umlaut inside the O.
> I cannot help but wonder how common this sort of thing is.

One more data point: I too have seen an Umlaut inside the O on the cover
of a CD. I asked a german friend about this, and she said it was nothing


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